Emails obtained via a Freedom of Information Act request reveal the social network has had plans to launch low Earth orbit satellites since at least 2016.
Drake’s latest No. 1 hit “In My Feelings” shot to the top of the charts thanks to a viral dance challenge that had little to do with the rapper himself.
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The former Google X project is now its own Alphabet company, and just signed its first commercial agreement with Telkom Kenya.
In just 15 years, roughly 4,000 miles of fiber-optic cables in US coastal cities could go underwater.
Footage of #BBQBetty and #PermitPatty captured on smartphones and spread instantly on social media is a new form of shaming that’s exposed the everyday racism black Americans face and brought swift repercussions for the perpetrators.
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The Internet relies on a network of cables, many buried underground along U.S. coastlines. A new analysis finds sea level rise could put thousands of miles of cable underwater in the next 15 years.
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Thousands of miles of buried fiber optic cable in densely populated coastal regions of the United States may soon be inundated by rising seas, according to a new study.
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President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court got a lot of gums flapping on the internet last week.
What has been the impact of Uganda’s decision to impose a tax on social media?
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Pacific nations Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands have signed on to a joint undersea internet cable project, funded mostly by Australia, that forestalls plans by Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to lay the links itself.
Much of the internet feels terrible. But using the web to learn an offline hobby can give you a glimpse of a healthier relationship with your digital devices.
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Mail.ru also ran hundreds of apps on Facebook at a time when the platform’s policies allowed app developers to collect their users’ friends’ data.
In an excerpt from her new book, Microsoft researcher Nancy Baym demonstrates how music lovers used fan culture to build a worldwide web.
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Well, Twitter loves memes in general, but this one really took off.
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act says platforms are not liable for the content they host. Legendary troll Ken ZZ03 was its first test.
‘Anne with an E’ star Amybeth McNulty talks about the pros and cons of social media. (July 3)
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